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Buhari Requests Senate To Confirm Ahmad Halilu As NASRDA DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm the nomination of Ahmad Shaba Halilu as the substantive Director-General of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA). This was disclosed in a statement signed on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, by the Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu. According to the statement, the […]

Lagos Gas Explosion: Eight People Killed

Eight persons have been confirmed dead following a gas plant explosion that occurred in Ipaja area of Lagos State. The Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, said on Thursday, October 8, 2020, that the incident occurred around 6:00a.m, destroying several properties. While further assessment of the area is still […]

Buhari Appoints New NEMA DG

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of AVM Muhammadu Alhaji Muhammed (Rtd.), as new Director-General of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA). According to a statement by the Director of Information in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF), Mr Willie Bassey, Alhaji Muhammed succeeded Mustapha Maihaja, whose appointment […]

Introduce Disaster Management In School Curriculum – NEMA Urges FG

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has urged the federal government to introduce Disaster Management as compulsory courses in tertiary institutions. NEMA head of Imo/Abia operations office, Mr. Evans Ugoh  who made the proposal during a joint disaster stakeholders meeting organized by NEMA on Monday said the move is necessary in view of the rising incidences […]

29 People Killed By Lassa Fever, 195 Infected – FG

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has disclosed that 29 deaths and 195 confirmed cases of Lassa fever have been reported in 11 States. The Director-General, NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who disclosed this in a statement in Abuja, explained that the current figures were as of Friday, January 24, 2020. Dr Ihekweazu said out of […]